Performance: Society for New Music - Andy Akiho

Andy Akiho

Friday, January 24
11:15 a.m.
Storer Auditorium

Featuring chamber music by former Israel Prize winner and steel pan virtuoso, Andy Akiho. Guest composer Akiho will join Society for New Music in a program ranging from string quartet with marimba to cello loop pedal & kick drum & prepared steel pan. Described as “mold-breaking” and “vital” by the New York Times, Andy Akiho is an eclectic composer and performer whose interests run from steel pan to traditional classical music. Now completing his doctorate at Princeton on full fellowship, his music has been commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic, ETHEL, & others, performed by the LA Philharmonic, eighth blackbird and numerous other ensembles across the U.S., in addition to the Society for New Music.